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Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand
After a fully guided transfer from Auckland where you will see stunning scenery, great photo opportunities, beautiful mountains and several different farm animals we will arrive at the Alexander family sheep farm and Shire's Rest (the entrance to Hobbiton). Here you can see thousands of sheep, grab a bite to eat, get your coffee fix or enjoy an ice cream while we collect your tickets to the movie set.
Next, we board one of the big green Hobbiton buses to depart on a two hour fully guided tour of this amazing 12 acre movie set with a professional Hobbiton guide to ensure you get the most out of your visit. During your tour step into the lush pastures of the Shire, visit 44 hobbit holes, see amazing gardens, hear the secrets and stories about the making of the movies and enjoy a cold beverage at the famous Hobbiton pub The Green Dragon Inn.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Roselands Farm Park, 579 Fullerton Road, Waitomo Caves 3981 New Zealand
Experience one of New Zealand's premiere BBQ buffet lunch restaurants.
After your Lord of The Rings experience the tour continues west towards the stunning Waitomo region. There is a lot to see on the guided journey to Waitomo including hydro dams, beautiful farmland, race horses and the Kiwiana capital of New Zealand.
Before getting to the caves the tour will stop Roseland's for lunch. Here you have a meet choice between export quality steak, chicken, fish or mussels plus buffet salads and vegetables. To top is off your lunch also includes tea, coffee, delicious home made cakes and amazing home made cookies. All of this set in beautiful gardens with an amazing view. We recommend putting their home made Teriyaki sauce on everything... it's amazing.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943 New Zealand
Once in Waitomo you will explore the ancient and amazing caves seeing many different cave formations including Stalactites, Stalagmites, and Lime Columns before descending even further underground for your Glowworm experience. Board your glow-worm boat for a cruise on the grotto river with thousands of Glowworms sparkling above you. Unique to New Zealand for over 120 years, Waitomo Glowworm Caves are a must see for any traveller.
Duration: 1 hour